A Central Lake native, Cleo Purdy's passion for children and young families lives on because of her generous heart and thoughtful planning. Supporting programming for preschool, playgroups, and family engagement, her gift will continue to impact generations of families.
Gifts great and small make a meaningful difference in the communities we treasure. By aligning our gifts with what means the most to us, we can create a lasting and personal impression.
What impression will you make? Let's give it forward, together.
The Richard V. and Kimiko O. Williams Endowment was established to support programs and activities in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties related to Great Lakes maritime heritage, history, and education; stewardship of the Great Lakes; environmental conservation, education, and land use, including recreation.
Grants are awarded through the Fall Grant Cycle. Eligible organizations may include, but are not limited to, the Maritime Heritage Alliance, Inland Seas Education Association, TART Trails, Friends of the Traverse Area District Library, the Grand Traverse Bay Watershed Center, land conservancies, conservation districts, public television and radio stations, etc.
2017 Amount Available: $730